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for joining us tonight. i'm will thomas. >> and i'm maureen umeh. the storm is no longer a threat to the u.s. and as fox's jennifer davis reports, people on the cape are breathing a huge sigh of relief. >> reporter: cape cod did take hurricane earl seriously. but the storm was barely here before it was again. and now folks say it is time to enjoy the last holiday weekend of the summer. billed as a lion, earl came more like a lamb. he allowed nathan to sleep peacefully through the night. >> he was 0 okay. >> reporter: with the storm approaching many held off on holiday plans, either hanging out or hunkering down. with earl's grey skies turning as blue as these bride maids dresses this young couple's worries went away with earl's departure from cape cod. >> sunny and beautiful and the breeze is great and couldn't ask for anything better. >> very nice. >> reporter: were you worried yesterday? >> very. but hey, there is nothing you can do. you go with the cards that are dealt to you. >> reporter: bridegroom and wedding party rode off to their reception. while business owners and inn keepers st
a really good job here. >> that's because you wanted to get maureen. >> all the time. i wanted to get under her skin. she was truly like my sister. >> she really was marcia, marcia, marcia. >> she was. >> well, you're a middle child, too. i'm surprised you didn't go greg, greg, greg. >> no. >> he was -- >> wait a minute. >> he was afraid of barry. >> i wasn't afraid of barry. barry wasn't a kid. he always wanted to be in with bob and florence and an adult. and it was sort of laughable from our position. but we let him do it. nonetheless, he was intimidating in that way. and there was this dynamic between maureen and barry that constantly played through the five years. maureen's mom couldn't drive. we were neighbors. or we were close. we drove in every day. outside of spending this afternoon with maureen every day, we spent this hour driving in and driving home. which allowed us to talk. or maureen to talk, about barry. and she's asking my advice about barry. and barry's asking my advice about maureen. what do i know? i'm 13 years old. >> my job was to keep throwing water on both of these pe
of information. >> who picked up the phone? maureen, was it you or your husband? >> we both did because we were told ahead of time that the department of defense was going to be calling us. >> it turns out to be the president of the united states. >> yes. there was a voice that said, this is the white house and the president would like to speak to you. >> i grabbed the other phone right away. >> i could imagine that you did. >> can you tell us a little bit about that conversation? >> it was very brief. he said that he had to decided to award our son the medal of honor. >> it was a very brief conversation for about a minute. he was at a loss for words, too. he wanted to call to celebrate and congratulate and then after an awkward pause for a second, he had to add posthumously. he was very gracious and a brief phone call and after his phone call other people would follow up and work through the mechanics and that was about it. >> when i read about what your son did and the bravery, you know, i mentioned a little bit leading into you, but it's been called raw heroism. he gets hit. he has a gunshot
a particular beat, tom friedman has a beat. >> he actually knows what he is talking about. >> rose: and maureen doesn't either but. >> that is what she does. i don't know, i hope people appreciate at heart what maureen does to be that witty and clever and that perceptive three days. it's easy to write the columns i do. what she does is really hard. >> rose: you know what is the most amazing thing about her for me is her capacity to create the perfect ending line. she has more of a gift for a last sentence than anybody i know. >> that's a good point. i hadn't thought about that. first sentences are famously important. i actually try to read, it was great first sentences was orwell. i sometime goes back to get the rhythm of his first sentences. but i don't know how-- i will die at age 50. >> rose: i hope not. thank you for coming. >> thank you. >> rose: david brooks for the hour. thank you for joining us. see you next time. on the next charlie rose a conversation about law, the supreme court and the constitution. with associate justice of the supreme court steven bryer. join us. >> with its's up
the country around. host: all right. we'll go on to massachusetts, maureen, independent line. good morning. caller: good morning, how are you? host: doing well. caller: good. i do have a comment. host: ok. caller: i follow this very closely, and i follow fox news very closely, as well as your station. i do feel very strongly that there needs to be a stimulus for the actual taxpayer. i think that if president obama would give money back to the taxpayer, you'll see the economy get back. host: what do you think that would do for democratic's prospects in november, if he were to put forth an idea that would go right to the individual, an economic idea? caller: i think it would help them, because i'm not going to vote democratic. even though i'm an independent, i will volt as republican. host: what about a payroll tax holiday. caller: no, i don't think so, because independent contractors, we don't get paid unless we sell. we cannot collect unemployment. he needs to put into this system a stimulus package for the taxpayer, and i mean money, i mean like $15,000 to $20,000 per taxpayer. he can do
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